Common Core Extension Reading Final Essay

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Common Core Extension Reading Final Essay In the United States, since the abolition of slavery, and the legalization of gay marriage, equality is a right. As a citizen of the United States, you are able to do what you want (within the laws), and marry whoever you want. This is true for many other countries, not just the United States. The quote “Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.” By Honore de Balzac, is true because although equality is a right, some do not agree that everybody is equal; so some are treated as below other people just because some don’t agree that they are equal. Laws, or other people cannot always change their minds, and opinions, or male them treat others equally. Therefore, no power on earth can make equality a fact. In the books The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher, relationship between servant and master, relationships between lower class and upper class, the relationship between step-daughter and step-father, and the relationship between those on the MerMen team are elements in the representation of inequality. In The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Amir has a relationship with Hassan that is more than a regular relationship between servant and master. Amir treats Hassan as his friend, but only when people are not around. This is because he grew up with Hassan and in contrast, socially, he was taught that Hassan is just a Hazara and therefore he was less of a person…

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